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Expert in Water Treatment and Chemistry

Expert ID: 735447 Arizona, USA

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Expert has extensive academic and consulting experience in the area of water chemistry and water treatment spanning more than 20 years. He has consulted extensively in this area and has published over 100 articles in the area. He has vast international experience in the field, inclusing USA, Singapore, Finland and United Arab Emirates. Expert has established himself an international expert in this field with over 40 articles, one review article an Elsevier book, published in 2018, in the area of corrosion science and engineering. He has carried out extensive consultation in this field as well, including Singapore, Finland and the UAE.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1995 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Chemistry and Env. Eng. Science Institution: California Institute of Technology
Year: 1990 Degree: B.S. Subject: Chemistry Institution: Oregon State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to 2018 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Professor Department: Env. Sciences Responsibilities: Teaching and research in my core areas. Collaboration with local and international companies in these areas, administration including budgeting.
Years: 2011 to 2014 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Professor Department: Chemical Engineering Responsibilities: Teaching and research in my core areas. Collaboration with local and international companies in these areas, administration including budgeting, recruitment, strategy planning.
Years: 2008 to 2011 Employer: University of Oulu Title: Research Director Department: Thule Institute Responsibilities: Research and collaboration with local and international companies in these areas, administration including budgeting, recruitment, strategy planning.
Years: 1999 to 2007 Employer: National University of Singapore Title: Associate Professor Department: Chemical Engineering Responsibilities: Teaching and research in my core areas. Collaboration with local and international companies in these areas, administration including budgeting.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Chemical Society, Triangle Fraternity Academic Adviser for 3 years
Professional Appointments
Visiting Professor at Sichuan University, Chengdu City, China 2018
Masdar Institute Representative at MITEI, 2011-2012

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:
The focal area of Expert's research and teaching is chemical and environmental engineering with an emphasis on applied kinetics and with a specialization in environmental photochemistry and reactor engineering, aquatic trace metal chemistry and kinetics, and metal corrosion science and engineering/its prevention in aqueous media.
Awards / Recognition
Faculty of Engineering, Commendation List, Best Tutor (BEng)
Teaching Honors List Award, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore
NASA Global Change Graduate Student Research Fellowship
ACS Student Paper Award in Environmental Chemistry, Washington D.C.,
ACS Fall Meeting
Outstanding Senior in Chemistry Award, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
Toivo Henry Niemi Scholarship, Oregon State University
Phi Kappa Phi, Academic Honor Society
Publications and Patents Summary
Over 100 research articles, including five review articles, an Elsevier book on corrosion control
Peer reviewed journal articles: 6906 citations, 506 self, 6400 others, H-index of 49
Publications in books: 5
Peer- reviewed conference proceedings: 1
Invited Talks: 28
Conference presentations: 35

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Two court cases in Finland as an expert witness, one in 2017 and the other in 2019.
Training / Seminars
Professional Experience:
Chief Scientific Officer
Professor Water Science and Engineering
representing Founding Member of (undisclosed) in MIT's Energy Initiative
Research Director
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
Researcher
Teaching Assistant
Laboratory Assistant

Numerous seminars given in my core area
Other Relevant Experience
Consulting Examples:
Corrosion mitigation on copper interconnect materials in semiconductor chips, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing
Expert witness on the fundamental principles of electromagnetic water treatment for anti corrosion and descaling applications
Expert witness on the hypothesized role of silica on the pitting corrosion of copper drinking water and heating water tubes
The role of water quality parameters and pipe materials on the corrosion of cruise line water distribution tubing

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Finnish Native Speaker
English Very proficient, excellent
German Passable

Fields of Expertise

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